The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South East region that had Service Manager featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Manager
Rank 176 149 170
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +21
Contract jobs requiring a Service Manager 94 101 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.03% 1.10% 0.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.16% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 59 34
Median daily rate £408 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £405 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £30.00 - £72.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 - £20.19
Service Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8659 8713 8503
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.99% 94.71% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5243 4898 4634
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £230 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 414 458
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.38 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +2.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Service Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South East region that featured Service Manager in the job title.

Service Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Service Manager Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Service Manager
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Service Manager across the South East region.

Service Manager Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Service Manager
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Service Manager within the South East region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +3 29 £398 -3.04% 4
Oxfordshire +19 20 £405 -4.70% 1
Hampshire -11 20 £475 +31.57% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 11 £401 -11.00% 3
Kent -10 5 £525 -
West Sussex - 4 £433 -
Surrey -22 2 £344 -1.78% 1
Middlesex -11 1 £438 +6.06% 1
Sussex - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £500 - 1
Service Manager
England

Service Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, Service Manager contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region featuring Service Manager in the job title.

1 133 (75.14%) ITIL
2 91 (51.41%) Service Delivery
3 65 (36.72%) Service Management
4 41 (23.16%) Finance
5 39 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
6 30 (16.95%) Service Design
6 30 (16.95%) ITIL V3
7 29 (16.38%) Telecoms
7 29 (16.38%) PRINCE2
8 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
9 25 (14.12%) Change Management
9 25 (14.12%) SLA
10 24 (13.56%) Project Management
11 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
12 15 (8.47%) Problem Management
13 14 (7.91%) Incident Management
13 14 (7.91%) Degree
13 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
14 13 (7.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 13 (7.34%) DV Cleared
15 12 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
16 11 (6.21%) Data Centre
17 10 (5.65%) Transition Management
17 10 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
18 9 (5.08%) CRM
18 9 (5.08%) People Management
19 8 (4.52%) 4G
19 8 (4.52%) FMCG
19 8 (4.52%) 3G

Service Manager Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 5 (2.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) 3G
1 8 (4.52%) 4G
2 6 (3.39%) GSM
3 4 (2.26%) 2G
3 4 (2.26%) Internet
3 4 (2.26%) Unified Communications
4 3 (1.69%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (1.13%) ATM
5 2 (1.13%) Broadband
6 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.56%) DNS
6 1 (0.56%) FTP
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
6 1 (0.56%) NetScaler
6 1 (0.56%) NGN
6 1 (0.56%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (0.56%) SSL
6 1 (0.56%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.69%) MS Access
3 1 (0.56%) Big Data
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.82%) JIRA
2 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (23.16%) Finance
2 29 (16.38%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.95%) Back Office
4 6 (3.39%) Marketing
4 6 (3.39%) Publishing
4 6 (3.39%) Retail
5 5 (2.82%) Electronics
5 5 (2.82%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.69%) Legal
6 3 (1.69%) Spanish Language
7 2 (1.13%) Banking
7 2 (1.13%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.56%) German Language
8 1 (0.56%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.56%) .NET
1 1 (0.56%) Middleware
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.91%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.21%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.52%) FMCG
4 7 (3.95%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.26%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.69%) CMDB
6 3 (1.69%) NHS
7 2 (1.13%) DTV
7 2 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.56%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.13%) Windows
2 1 (0.56%) Linux
2 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.56%) Unix
2 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (75.14%) ITIL
2 91 (51.41%) Service Delivery
3 65 (36.72%) Service Management
4 30 (16.95%) ITIL V3
4 30 (16.95%) Service Design
5 29 (16.38%) PRINCE2
6 26 (14.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (14.12%) Change Management
8 24 (13.56%) Project Management
9 15 (8.47%) Problem Management
10 14 (7.91%) Incident Management
11 12 (6.78%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (5.65%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (5.65%) Transition Management
13 9 (5.08%) CRM
13 9 (5.08%) People Management
14 8 (4.52%) Programme Management
14 8 (4.52%) Risk Management
14 8 (4.52%) Scrum
14 8 (4.52%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.82%) SQL
2 4 (2.26%) VB
3 2 (1.13%) COBOL
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) C#
4 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (22.03%) ITIL Certification
2 26 (14.69%) Security Cleared
3 22 (12.43%) SC Cleared
4 14 (7.91%) Degree
5 13 (7.34%) DV Cleared
5 13 (7.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 6 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 4 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.56%) MBA
8 1 (0.56%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.12%) SLA
2 6 (3.39%) QA
3 4 (2.26%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 7 (3.95%) Remedy
1 7 (3.95%) ServiceNow
2 6 (3.39%) SAP
3 4 (2.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.69%) Oracle
5 2 (1.13%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.13%) Cisco
5 2 (1.13%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.56%) Blue Coat
6 1 (0.56%) BMC
6 1 (0.56%) Capita
6 1 (0.56%) Citrix
6 1 (0.56%) F5
6 1 (0.56%) HP
6 1 (0.56%) hybris
6 1 (0.56%) IronPort
6 1 (0.56%) OpenText
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